‘Parasite’ big winner at Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

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The LA Film Critics Association said it chose "Parasite", the victor of this year's Cannes' Palme d'Or, as the best film of the year, with Martin Scorsese's crime film "Irishman" coming in next.

The Golden Globe Awards will be held on January 5.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for next month's award show on Monday.

According to a report from Vulture, the film was only second to Noah Baumbach's "Marriage Story" for winning in the Best Screenplay category.

Major prizes at the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) were awarded to "Parasite" and its director, Bong Joon Ho, on on December 9, 2019.


In the Best Foreign Language Film category, "Parasite" will compete with "The Farewell" by Lulu Wang, "Pain and Glory" by Pedro Almodovar, "Les Miserables" by Ladj Ly and "Portrait of a Lady on Fire" by Celine Sciamma.

Director Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" continues to make Korean film history overseas!

Korean movie "Parasite" wins another award from worldwide film festival.

Since its U.S. release in October, it has raked in almost $20 million in ticket sales stateside, making it the highest-grossing Korean film there. The movie has already nabbed wins from the National Society of Film Critics (Best Foreign Language Film), the Atlanta Film Critics Circle (Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Foreign Language Film) and the New York Film Critics Online (Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay).

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